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Representing leading machinery manufacturers, we provide extrusion, melt filtration, blending for all fiber applications including recycling.


Automotive industry expands textile uses
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A report by industry research group Textiles Intelligence, "Automotive Fabrics: Expanding Opportunities in the Vehicles of Tomorrow," traces the increasing application of fabric components in auto manufacturing - a trend likely to spur growth in the future. More

Eastern promises
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Where the East-West divide was once clear across Europe, this distinction has become less defined certainly in political and economic terms and, one could argue, culturally. The expansion of the European Union, which took in the Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary in 2004, and again in 2007 with the addition of Romania and Bulgaria, has served to blur the lines. The close proximity of its Western fringe, the Czech Republic and Poland to the more developed EU block has seen these countries develop more rapidly along established Western lines, while more outlying areas have often followed a different path. More

Improved Sustainability through Water Re-Use
Enhance your on-site wastewater treatment. Systems from Layne provide clean, re-useable water supplies from your waste stream. Improve plant performance while reducing energy use and discharge. Layne’s membrane bioreactors are available as complete systems or as retro-fits to your existing biological treatment system. more

Topics announced for Innovative Nonwovens Conference
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TAPPI is pleased to announce the call for papers for the 2013 NETInc Technical Program. NETInc stands for the Innovative Nonwovens Conference, organized by the Nonwovens Engineers and Technologists (NET) Division of TAPPI. NETInc is the perfect forum for a new constituency of industry and academic researchers, the professionals from the nonwovens and affiliated industries and the academic community to enable connections and synergies that support capability development and innovation for industry growth. More

TAPPI Reach-In Chamber
The Parameter Series 7911 40 cu. ft. is specifically designed for accurate humidity and temperature control for TAPPI applications. This test chamber is designed to accurately produce the conditions required for applications such as stability studies, package testing, TAPPI, MIL-SPEC, and vapor transmission.

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Softness, Stiffness & Elasticity Testing
Our OPUS instruments provide simple and fast non-destructive ultrasonic measurement of softness, stiffness and elasticity for non-wovens, plastics, paper and other materials. The data provides unique information that can be used in process and quality control, performance prediction and product development. MORE
Optimize your production flow!
FlexLink specializes in components and turnkey solutions specifically for the paper converting industry. Our patented Dynamic Flow Concept, among other solutions, will reduce accumulation; improve operator access, machine, and floor utilization. We take pride in the quality of our systems and ensure you'll have high up-time and little maintenance. More info

Web Industries adds additional thin nonwoven printing capabilities
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Web Industries, a leader in outsource converting and manufacturing solutions, has expanded its printing capacity through equipment upgrades at its facility in Dallas. These upgrades add high-speed flexographic printing with tight dimensional pattern registration and precision inline slitting to the facility's existing flexible material converting assets, giving Web Dallas the ability to print and convert large rolls of material in a single operation. More

Diligent and environment friendly polyester fiber company: Kumho Fiber Industries Co., Ltd.
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Polyester fiber is synthetic fiber which is generally used as cushioning and insulating material in pillows, comforters and upholstery padding. Though we may not have realized, polyester fiber has touched us, literally and figuratively. More

Report: UAE textile market grows at CAGR of 9.9 percent
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The report titled "The UAE Apparel and Textile Industry Outlook 2016 – Focus on Re-Exports and Emerging High-End Retail Sector" provides a comprehensive analysis of the various aspects such as market size of the UAE apparel and textile industry on the basis of gross output along with the overview of imports, exports and re-exports of textiles and textile articles. The report also covers the competitive landscape of the leading players of the outerwear market in UAE. More

Control Tension the Easy Way

With its easy-to-navigate graphic user interface, the SteadyWeb™5 Tension Controller will have your machine operators maintaining the right tension for your web process in no time.
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Greenville, SC, company recycles plastic bottles into fibers
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Your next T-shirt could be made from a plastic bottle. Greenville, S.C.-based Poole Co. developed processes about five years ago to recycle plastic bottles into fibers to reduce landfill waste and promote sustainable operations. Poole also recently launched its EcoSure Full-Circle Program, enabling Poole customers to send in their used fiber products to be recycled one more time. More

Growth for carbon fiber composites market
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A joint study by Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, Munich, Germany, and the VDMA Forum Composite Technology, Frankfurt, Germany, predicts a bright future for high-strength carbon fiber components, a market projected to grow 17 percent per year until 2020. More

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